Parliament Donnybrook, Rosneft buys Poti, another Georgian dies in Syria, Guerrilla Gardeners arrested over Panorama demo, Misha on Interpol red notice, Def Min hostages still no bail, Tsulukiani calls on Supreme Court chair replacement chat, priest dies in Italian ferry fire, Sputnik off, Monte Carlo fined, Margvel ok with Putin chat, PM and Margvel addresses, Gldani prison beating, Geo anti-US says BS NGO, Kadyrov train to Geo, pardons, Baku Kars train, Foreigners reg on line not Mushroom, plastic bags may go, IDP dad visit detained, Judo guy gets prize, Sakdrisi halt, CEC appointment, Georgian film brand, Ilia 37 year seat.

2 thoughts on “TBLPOD1jan2015

  1. The MEME this week is a photoshopped picture going around facebook, of Georgian parliamentarians on the bodies of Swan Lake ballet dancers. Because they were fighting and jumping on each other in parliament. Link: http://on.fb.me/14h4DN4


    A new post from the Guardian’s New East Network, on Tango in Tbilisi. Link: http://bit.ly/14h4R6G

    There’s a startup in Seattle called DeeHubs, created by Georgians, that’s getting some buzz. They project people’s messages onto urban spaces, for free. Link: http://kng5.tv/1rILHRv

    In South Caucasus interest: RFE/RL has a timeline on the repressions in Azerbaijan, 2014. Link: http://bit.ly/1txDzob

    Agenda.ge has a comparison, celebrating New Year’s in Georgia 1895 vs 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1D9VOjs

    An article by Giorgi Kalatozishvili for Vestnik Kavkaza about the Inguri hydropower plant in between Georgia and Abkhazia, its future and repercussions. Link: http://bit.ly/1403I2L

  2. His Holiness Ilia II was enthroned as Catholicos-Patriarch 37 years ago on December 25th. (Not “entombed.”) Many years to His Holiness!

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